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Averroes (1126-1206)

29/01/2010 admin 0

Averroes (Ibn Rushd), philosopher and physician, surnamed the Commentator because it was the first to translate Aristotle into Arabic and commented. He was born in Córdoba in the century 12 of an illustrious family, and became famous both for its […]

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The Muslim eschatology in the Divine Comedy

29/01/2010 admin 0

THE LEGEND OF NIGHT JOURNEY AND ASCENSION OF MUHAMMAD THE DIVINE COMEDY collated GENESIS OF THE LEGEND 1. The Muslim legend night journey and ascension of Muhammad to the mansions of grave, has been the genesis and […]

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The mosque as an institution

20/01/2009 Esteban 0

The mosque was a living space in the city center. There were vendors activties, beggars and strangers were allowed to sleep inside. It was used to protect against inclement weather but also as […]